Application for 2017-2019 batch
News for batch 2017-2019 : The call for autumn/fall 2017 is open. Click on the Apply Online button to receive your login.
Since September 2015, Vinifera Euromaster has been listed in the "Erasmus+ catalogue"
Each applicant can apply to several programmes of the catalogue, with a maximum of three different joint programmes per academic year.
Vinifera Euromaster belongs to the list of the 17 top level MSc Programmes which have passed the European Quality Review. Consequently, Vinifera is officially part of the 2014-2020 European Educative Programme.
There are two rounds of academic admission. You can apply for academic admission either at Round 1 or at Round 2, but Erasmus+ scholarships are only offered at Round 1.
Schedule for the 2017-2019 session
We require you to pay an administration fee (30 euros) before submitting your application ; please use the payment button online before submitting your application.
Round 1 : The first call is now open.
The deadline for applications for the first round which includes application for a scholarship is 31st January 2017.
One session of interviews will take place in several universities in the USA, and in China.
(for all the Chinese applicants who have created an application online before 1/12/12):
You are invited to meet the Vinifera team in China on:
12/12/16 at North West A&F University
13/12/16 at University of Yinchuan
15/12/16 at Shanghai (Maison Sud de France)
USA interviews: the session of interviews, will take place at E & J Gallo winery, Modesto, CA. The beginning of the session will be at 10:00 on Wednesday 22nd of February, and we will be pleased to have a quick lunch with all the applicants and to offer a visit of the winery at the beginning of the afternoon.
location: Gallo Dry Creek new building
Skype interviews will be carried out on 20 March 2017 for pre-selected applicants who are not in these categories.
Here you can find the list of selected applicants for 2016 entry:
Applicants on the reserve list
(click to see list for 2016) will be contacted in the event of candidates withdrawing from the main list.
Round 2 : (without ERASMUS+ scholarships). The second call is open after 22 March 2017. The available places are self-funded or funded by scholarships obtained by the candidate.
Here you can find the results of the final selection (main list and reserve list)
The deadline for filling in the electronic application form and attaching two references is 1st May 2017.
The selection of candidates will take place in May and applicants will be directly informed of the results.
PLEASE NOTE: There is a pdf guide to using the application form on the page "Application procedure". Look for the link at the bottom of the page.
You must hold at least a Bachelor of Science (180 ECTS) in one of the following fields :
- Agronomy / Agricultural Sciences
- Plant Sciences & technologies
- Food Sciences & technologies
... and in closely related fields
Exceptions: Bachelor graduates with other Bachelor degrees can exceptionally be admitted, provided the academic and/or professional background shows potential for a successful completion of the Vinifera EuroMaster programme. In these cases conditional admission can be granted. Candidates are advised to follow an internship or work in a vineyard prior to applying, and to obtain some training in a few of the scientific fields which will be studied. Refer to the Student Handbook for M1 on the 'Courses' page for suggested topics.
It is possible to enter directly in the second year (M2) if you have a high level qualification (the first year of a master especially in one of the Vinifera partner universities) in vine and wine sciences ; 5 places are offered for M2. If you are interested please contact our secretary by email. We do not offer scholarships for direct entry into M2.
: Candidates still completing their degree
Applicants expecting to finish their Bachelor Degree can obtain a conditional admission
. They must have a stamped and signed provisional Certificate of Completion, delivered by the Registrar of the institution/university, to attach to the application form.
This is a certifying letter from your University stating that you are expected to graduate this year or that you will finish this year.
On successfully completing their degree candidates must send the results (if selected) to Vinifera Secretariat by June, for final admission, and provide a copy of the original Diploma/BSc on arrival.
DOCUMENT FOR REFEREES
Minimum level : B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)
IELTS certificate: selected candidates are required to pass this language test (minimum 6 points) and send a copy to Vinifera Secretariat by June for final admission. For further information click here: http://www.cambridgeesol.org/exams/academic-english/ielts.html
Other recognised tests:
TOEFL (550 points)
TOEFL iBT (72 points)
TOEFL ITP (543 points)
Cambridge First Certificates (FCE Grade B (B2).
TOEIC (670 points).
If you already have a certificate please enter the result on the application form, If not, please enter the date of an exam you have booked or indicate you are booking one.
The deadline to provide the result of your English test is 25th June
, if you have been offered a place. Those who are accepted will need to email a scan of their certificate to the Secretariat.
Other certificates could allow applicants to obtain a "conditional admission". Please contact Vinifera Secretariat
Important comment: if you need more details or need more information about an appeal procedure, our secretariat is available by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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